The Lichfield Garrick is a modern purposed built theatre first opened in 2003. It plays host to the best and widest range of musical theatre, drama, comedy, music and family entertainment in the City of Lichfield. In 2013 the Lichfield Garrick moved to charitable trust status. The theatre has recently won the UK Theatre Award for the West Midlands Most Welcoming Theatre (2016) and The What’s On Award for Staffordshire’s Best Arts Venue (2017).
The Lichfield Garrick is home to over 400 performances each year in its two theatre spaces with the theatre, capacity 562, and the studio, capacity 157.
The Lichfield Garrick regularly produces and co-produces work, runs an Artist Development programme and a Community Engagement programme that engages with local schools and arts organisations throughout the year. The Garrick also runs weekly programmes including The Garrick Community Choir and The Garrick Young Rep Acting Company.
The Executive Director is Karen Foster, supported by Tim Ford, Artistic Director, and a team of specialist managers and staff.